>> i came from brooklyn. we sat on the stoops. people hung out windows. it was -- there was no air conditioning, you know. it was great. >> reporter: since then the actress, singer, director has risen to the top of the entertainment world. babs, as her fans adoringly call her, has won virtually every award there is, including oscars, emmys, grammys, and golden globes. but for streisand, who has performed in new york city several times, playing close to home is one of the greatest honors of all as she told "today's" meredith vieira in 2009. >> you said tonight you came full circle. this was full circle. >> mm-hmm. yeah, where i was and where i am, back to the beginning, but second time around. ♪ memories >> reporter: returning to an old stomping ground to create new memories. ♪ memories >> reporter: now, that first show sold out so quickly that a second performance was added for saturday. that one also sold out, so, savannah, she's clearly still a diva in demand.